[texhax] Applicability

John R. Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Thu May 3 15:06:53 CEST 2007

On Wednesday 02 May 2007 23:45, John Stevens wrote:
> I have just installed MacTeX 2007, and inherited the book "A Gentle
> Introduction to TeX" by Michael Doob.  Its very old - from the
> 1980's I'd guess.  Is this book still applicable to my installation
> on a Mac?  Your advice would be appreciated - thank you.  John
> Stevens (JStevens7846)
> __
Gentle does nothing for you on the actual mechanics of running plain 
TeX or better pdftex against a file. But it is an elegant and very 
readable tutorial on what goes into that file. I have it posted on my 

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